The ancient sounds of drumming and chanting carry across the water from the village of Mingan, where the Innu
are evidently holding a celebration.
Living at the Fort Chimo (Kuujuuaq) Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) Post, he regularly encountered Innu
and Inuit visitors coming to trade.
In their searing account of the Innu
people of Davis Inlet, we learn that the Innu
, who have twice been relocated by the Canadian government, are the "most suicide-ridden people in the world" and that "an Innu
child is between three and seven times more likely to die before the age of five than the average Canadian child." Internal displacement occurs worldwide.
It took 25 years to develop and arrive at a consensus for a standard orthography for the language of the Innu
, or Montagnais, who live in Quebec and Labrador.
Canadians are forever arguing about who is responsible for this or that issue, and the Innu
at Sheshatshiu and Davis Inlet are a vivid and shameful example of that old Canadian custom of falling between the cracks.
Protesters have been mounting vigils outside the Canadian High Commissions, Embassies and public land marks in major European cities to protest Canada's treatment of the Innu
This fascinating book is a transcription of the talks given by representatives from the Mohawk, Algonquin, Cree, Innu
, and other First Nations from the Quebec and Labrador regions who came together in Montreal in October 1994 to discuss native peace and nonviolence traditions and their application in today's world.
JOHN'S) - Innu
women leaders fear history is repeating itself with the frenzy of mining activity in Northern Labrador.
He wrote the lyrics of the national anthem, Innu
Malti (1923; "Hymn of Malta").
Despite this, she has created a resource which will be invaluable to ethnologists, ethnohistorians, and Innu
Assi means "land of the people" in the language of the Pessamit Innu